The Canadian Press

2015-03-26 | QUEbudget

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Quebec's finance minister has tabled a budget in Quebec City, declaring says the province will post a balanced budget this year and tightly control government spending. finance Minister Carlos Leitao (lay-TAO') says a balanced budget is just the beginning in a long-term strategy to attack Quebec's debt, which is the highest in the country. He also doesn't appear to be worried about the impact of lower oil prices and the Canadian dollar. (The Quebec finance minister and the head of Treasury Board Martin Coiteux (kwah-TOO') also reiterated their commitment to controlling government spending and reducing the number of public-sector employees. That would include the merger of various provincial agencies.)

Date: 2015-03-26
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << International you know set up he's actually very positive for us we've had a significant decline in oil prices in 2014 as well as lowering of the Canadian dollar and still very low interest rates so this this environment is favorable to economic growth in the way we expect anybody to have GDP growth this year 2015 of 2% >>